Suicide bomber kills three, injures three in Maiduguri

By 12:56 Sat, 11 Jul 2015 Comments

A suicide bomber driving a commercial tricycle has killed

three persons and injured three others on Saturday morning

in Maiduguri, Borno State, witnesses have said.According to

one of the witnesses, Yusuf Adamu, the explosion occurred

at about 7.10am when motor parks in the town were full of

activities as travelers get to join commuter buses out of


Adamu said a tricycle attempted to ram into a vehicle that

just came out of Borno Motor Garage, the biggest in the

town, where vehicles were joined to destinations outside

the town.

Adamu, who claimed he was near the scene of the incident,

said the tricyclist had waited for a vehicle to emerge from

the motor park and immediately sped after it but could not

catch up with it.

About a kilometer away, it exploded and killed three

passers-by on the highway and left another three injured.

He said: “I was at the motor park to board a vehicle when

the explosion occurred. The park is near the SSS office and

a tricycle was targeting a bus that just left the motor park

but triggered off the explosion before it could get to bus.

Four people, including the bomber, were killed.”



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